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ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
. >> president obama formally announces his nomination for treasury secretary. hear what the commander-in- chief had to say d.c. police are investigating their first murder of the new year. officers say an adult male was fatally stabbed a thursday afternoon. after an argument on alabama avenue in the southeast. police are searching for the suspect. we're learning more about an officer charged with sexually abusing a young girl. officer wendel palmer allegedly abused the girl while he was youth choir director at a southeast d.c. church run by his family. the victim says that he would have the rest of the choir go away but had perce a behind said it -- so he could perform sexual acts on her. his neighbors say they are stunned. >> cannot imagine somebody like him doing what he has been accused of. he has always been just a good neighbor. >> palmer is now suspended from the force. a judge ordered him to remain in jail until a hearing next week. >> defense secretary leon panetta is preparing for drastic budget cuts in case congress cannot reach an agreement on final spending plans. he says the
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
putting anybody in it -- in a position. >> that is president obama talking about his new treasury secretary. president obama introduced him nominee jack lew. he served as white house chief of staff. he has experience working on balancing budgets during the clinton an illustration. he will replace treasury secretary timothy geithner our who led the department to the economic turmoil of the first term. investigating emergency 911 calls during last june. pretty harsh words tonight. verizon and other phone carriers. the federal communication commission says large scale 911 outages occurred because the company did not follow their own safety procedures. four states lost their 911 service. they are calling for backup power plants and audits of the 911 circuits. now, a fairfax county team who is battling brain cancer received a super surprise, a trip to the super bowl. that is in new orleans. this story tonight, he was there when a young man who tends the high school found out about the surprise. >> these are the shirts folks were wearing. what they did not know is there was much more to
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 2:30am PST
about president obama nominating chief of staff jack lew to head the treasury department. everyone, including president obama himself, are poking fun at lew's penmanship. here's john stewart's take. >> president obama will nominate his chief of staff over at the white house jack lew to be the next treasury secretary. >> it's going to be his signature on the bottom of our currency. it will look something like this. >> that -- that's your signature? or are you just testing to see if the pen works? hey, lew, here's a tip. stop signing all your checks on the teacup ride at disney world. the only way that you're allowed to have that as your signature is if your name is boing. >> i bet you're wondering what our names would look like in that classic jack lew penmanship. >> if he was writing it. >> yahoo! news has an app for that. >> of course they do. >> check it out. the official jack lew signature generator. if you type your name, you can generate your own jack lew. wow. >> what's mine look like? that's a fascinating "b" at the start. >> i like that. mine is going to be much more elegan
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 2:00am PST
strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keelove strong. >>> obama's nominee for treasury secretary jack lew is facing criticism because his signature, which will appear on the dollar bill, is complete lly illegible. look at his signature. this is real. in response, lew is like, i will fix this or my name is -- there's some political news here. president obama recently came under fire from republicans over the lack of diversity in his cabinet. then obama said, you guys know i'll be there too, right? >>> well, it's time for other entertainment news. it's the cia versus the lapd at the box office this weekend. after being in limited release for the past few weeks "zero dark thirty" is going wide, fresh off its five oscar nominations. but "gangster squad" may take first place this weekend thanks to box office draws ryan gosling and emma stone. >>> so what does 9-year-old quvenzhane wallis want to do now that she's nominated for on can oscar? what any other 9-year-old would want to do. go on a shopping spree and eat pizza. >>> justin bieber may have a dopp
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
obama taps jack lew to replace timothy geithner as treasury secretary, we look at his time at the top of citigroup which bet on the housing market to collapse and his backing of the deregulation of wall street. what do you believe the deregulation of wall street pushed by people like alan greenspan contributed significantly to the disaster we saw on wall street several years ago? >> i don't personally know the extent to which deregulation drove it, but i don't believe deregulation was the proximate cause. >> we will speak with former financial regulator william black, author of "the best way to rob a bank is to own one." and matt taibbi with this new piece, the tax secrets and lies of the bella." >> par sabbai the treasury, it is all done by ex wall street people and current wall street people. ordinary people really do not have input into any of this. >> then, haiti. three years after the earthquake that killed over 300,000 people, we speak to jonathan katz, author of, "the big truck that went by: how the world came to save haiti and left behind a disaster." all of that and more comi
KICU
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
process for the next treasury secretary is moving forward with president obama naming jack lew as his pick. "i trust his judgement, i value his friendship, i know very few people who have greater integrity than the man to my left." lew currently serves as the chief of staff in the obama administration and could become treasury secretary when timothy geithner leaves later this month. joining us now via skype with insights is jim bianco of bianco research. how is wall street responding? > > lukewarm on the jack lew nomination. they're not really that thrilled. > other than lew's poor penmanship, how well will lew's no-drama approach play out in the upcoming debt ceiling talks? > > in the debt ceiling talks it is going to be interesting. other than the no drama, he has got a history of being confrontational with republicans, and that is going to be difficult because that is who he's got to deal with. > didn't he once work on wall street? > > briefly at citibank for a couple of years around the time of the financial crisis. > do you think the republicans will go along with his nomination?
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am EST
in the president's inner circlee 3 president obama chose a trusted insider to eplace timothy geithner as treasury clinton, he presidee over row. so for all the talk out there about deficit reduction, paking ure our books are balanced, this is the guy who did it, three tiims. jack lew, obbma's chief of staff and former budget director, has been by the president's side through bruising deficit reduction negotiatioos. but lew is not a ddrllng of wall street or repuulicans. in bobb &pwoodward's "the price off boehner ssys he told the - presiient "please don't senn jack lew" during the fragile debt ceiling neggtiations of 20111."it was unbelievabbe," boehner said. "at onn point i told the president, keep him out of here. i don't need somebody who just knows how to say no." with the lew announceeent, all of the president's top picks, state, briefing this week, reporters - have peppered press secretary observersshave dubbed "obama's white ggy problem". these storris are in eaction to a couple offappointmenns. i think it would be useful to &pwait and make judgments about this issue afferrthe
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
ripping apart president obama's pick for treasury secretary. senator jeff sessions says nominee jack lew must never be secretary of the treasury and the senator has a lot more to say and he's here. much more ahead, on the record starts right now. >> the president dominated his current chief of staff jack lew to replace the outgoing treasury secretary tim geithner. >> i cannot think of a better person to continue tim's work at treasury than jack lew. >> jack lew is very partisan, he's very political. >> he already has some strong opposition especially from the top lawmaker on the senate budget committee jeff sessions. you can't have somebody-- >> i trust his judgment, value his friendship, i know very few people get greater integrity than the man to my left. >> jack lew and the president don't think that spending is the problem. wasteful government spending is the problem. >> prosecutors say arias had one last tryst with travis alexander, killed him in a ferocious gun and knife attack. it's not a case of whodunit. it's a case of kill or be killed. if i didn't kill him, i myself would be k
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
position of treasury secretary. >> greta: president obama said that he had facilitated deals. he says that he has worked with republicans and democrats and president reagan and speaker o'neill and bill clinton and republican congress on the issue of a budget deal. i'm curious whether you agree he has brought two sides together and if so, where has that been at least in the last go-round, at least the last 18 months? >> well, this last fiscal cliff deal, he's chief of staff at the white house. he was involved in the negotiations. they went nowhere until senator mcconnell urged vice-president biden to get involved and that's when an agreement was reached. it wasn't jack lew that reached that agreement. he also, when he agreed to the budget spending reductions in front of the budget control act, 18 months ago, he proposed a budget, the next budget that they put forward wiped out 60% of those cuts, even though he'd agreed to them in august, in january he was proposing to giving, giving back 60% of them and spending more money. >> greta: i guess it's pretty clear-- >> and see the kind of-- >> i
Current
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
his new treasury secretary, jack lew. jack lew who has one thing in common with president obama's last three presidential nominations, john kerry, chuck hagel and john brennan they are all white males. does the president have a diversity problem? hey, we'll get into that. afterall, he is the first african-american president. but first the latest out in los angeles, here she is with today's current news update, lisa ferguson. hi, lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. vice president joe biden continues his talks on gun control today. he's meeting at 2:15 this afternoon with representatives from the video gaming community along with researchers who study the effects of simulated violence on young kids. last night's meeting with the hollywood entertainment industry went relatively well according to representatives at the meeting. they said the industry appreciates being included in the dialogue and looks forward to doing its part in seeking meaningful solutions. it still is not quite clear though what more washington can do to force tv shows and movies to temper the viole
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 2:00am PST
this out. >> president obama today nominated jack lew to be the next secretary of the treasury. the secretary of the treasury has his signature go on the right side of the bill. this is jack lew's signature. it's either the signature or the migratory pattern of a house fly. before he was chief of staff at the white house, mr. lew worked at hostess as a cupcake icer. if he is confirmed by the senate, his signature will be on all newly printed u.s. bills. it's about time our bills look like they're signed by a roomba. >> that's your signature? or are you just testing to see if the pen works? hey, lew, here's a tip, stop signing all your checks on the teacup ride at disney world. the only way you're allowed to have that as your signature is if you're name is boing-boing-boing. >> our future treasury secretary. >> i hope he has a good sense of humor. >> he betterme mbetter. "early start" sta "early start" continues right now. >>> sick day friday. doctors struggle to control a fierce flu outbreak spreading through offices and job sites. a school shooter into giving up. quite a hero this
PBS
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
likes a bit of a mixed picture today. over in the united states president obama had revealed his nomination for his treasury secretary. his chief of staff jack lew is poised to replace timothy geithner. >> over the years he's built a reputation as a master of policy who can work with members of both parties. jack has my complete trust. i hope the senate will confirm him as quickly as possible. >> mr. president, i look forward to continuing the challenges ahead. >> lew is 57 years old. he's well versed in financial policy. he served as director of the office of management and budget from 1998 to 2001 and from 2010 until last year. he took the post as white house chief of staff one year ago. lew must wait for lawmakers to confirm his nomination. he'll face his first big test next month. that's when president obama is to confront congressional leaders again over raising the borrowing limit called the debt ceiling. i'll have more headlines next hour. here is a check on markets. >>> the race is under way to win the olympic honor. tokyo's governor made his pitch no london. he addressed
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
obama's choice to be treasury secretary says he is going to change his signature. jack l he want w has been mocked for his loopy signature. even president obama poked fun at him. he joked that he nearly rejected the nomination because it is not readable. lew's nomination means that his signature will be added to the dollar bill if he is confirmed. >> they should show his new signature. >> he has to work on it. he has to perfect it. >> make it look official. going to be on the dollar bill, that is a big deal. okay. this is a live look outside right now. we'll get tucker barnes to sign off on this weather for the weekend that is going to be so good. >> nothing loopy this weekend. well, it is a little loopy actually. >> loopy today. >> some rain showers later today and then this weekend, temperatures will be 20, 25 degrees above normal by sunday. so i would go way little loopy for the forecast this weekend. >> yeah. that is like spring-like. >> let's do temperatures. we have to concern ourselves with today first. your morning commute should be dry. ments a little chilly out there. tempera
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
. if jack lew, president obama's nominee for treasury secretary gets the gig this scribble may be on all of your money. lew may have the most illegible signature of all time. look at it. it's nothing but a doodle. like nine loops in a row. >> that is something my 2-year-old would do. >> on treasury secretary. yesterday president obama assured the world that the american dollar is, in fact, safe. >> i had never noticed jack's signature. and when this was highlighted yesterday in the press, i considered rescinding my offer to appoint him. jack assures me that he is going to work to make at least one lett lett letter legible, should he be confirmed as secretary of treasury. >> this is what his signature would actually look like on the dollar bill. that's just awful. >> is it third grade when they focus on your handwriting skills and penmanship? maybe he can sit in on a class. >> the treasury secretary wants to audit your class. >>> nine minutes past the hour. yesterday we brought you the life or death drama of these whales trapped by ice. today, my gosh, i was over the moon when i heard
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 12:35am PST
] [ cheers and applause ] speaking of the president, obama's nominee for treasury secretary, jack lew, is facing criticism because his signature, which will appear on the dollar bill, is completely illegible. look at his signature. this is real. [ laughter ] in response lew is, like, "i will fix this, or my name isn't --" [ laughter ] have you guys heard about this al roker story? i don't know what -- i guess this week he admitted to pooping his pants at the -- i'm not joking about this. he admitted -- [ light laughter ] he admitted to pooping his pants at the white house. [ light laughter ] a true story. he really did. after undergoing gastric bypass surgery. i guess he pooped his pants. [ light laughter ] that's just awful. but he's got it under control now, i guess. but a lot of people are shocked. but we got a hold of his weekly to-do list and it seems like this is something he sort of had planned out. check this out. look. number one, confess on national television about pooping pants at the white house. [ laughter ] >> steve: right. >> jimmy: number two, poop in pants while talk
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
newtown tragedy for a total membership today of 4.2 million members. president obama today introduced his nominee for treasury secretary, white house chief of staff jack lew. the president said lew is a master of policy who can work with members of both parties. and about lew's now famous signature, which would appear on the bills in your pocket, the president said that lew has promised him to make at least one letter legible in order to "not debase our currency," the president said. the president is getting some criticism today for not naming more women to his cabinet. and after this white house photograph appeared in the newspaper, showing the presidentth meeting with top aides, all but one of them men, the white house quickly put out another photograph of the president with senior advisors, including three women. with a little perspective on the president's cabinet picks, we turn to our political director john dickerson. john, what do you make of it? >> reporter: well, scott, there are a series of critiques here. some of the president's political allies think that he should acknowledge
Current
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
us. >> thanks for having me on. >> cenk: when we come back, president obama's new pick for secretary treasury. do i like it? well we've got a guest on who's an expert on it. good pick or bad pick, we'll discuss when we come back. >> all the talk about deficit reduction, making sususususususususususususususususususususususususususususususu before the sneeze, help protect with a spray. before the tissue, help defend with a wipe. before the cold & flu season help prevent with lysol. because when you have 10 times more protection with each hand wash... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house with each spray... those healthy habits start to add up. this season, a good offense is the best defense and lysol has your family covered because that's our mission for health. >> i never noticed jack's signature, and when this was highlighted yesterday in the press, i considered rescinding my offer to appoint him. jack assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter legible in order not to debase our currency should he be confirmed as secretary of the treasury. thank you very much,
PBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:30pm PST
. president obama taps a new warrior for the debt ceiling fight. he chooses jacob lew to be the 76th u.s. secretary of the treasury. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. uncle sam wants to make sure you can afford that home loan before you buy. new rules to protect consumers from bad mortgage lenders are on their way. >> susie: and, we look at whether new year's resolutions, to lose weight, can pump up your portfolio. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: president obama named today a "low key" washington hand as his new secretary of the treasury. jacob lew is being called a man who combines tough bargaining with deep economic understanding and a commitment to protecting the safety net for the poor and the elderly. some republicans have promised to oppose lew's nomination, but most say they are reserving judgment. darren gersh has more on this pivotal player. >> reporter: the president introduced his pick for treasury secretary as a man who gets tough jobs done. and one of those jobs will be protecting programs the presidensupports. >> as the son of a polish immigrant, as a man of
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 12:00am EST
well. >> sean: that's president obama announcing jack lew for treasury secretary and while the president may believe that lew, his current chief of staff is the best for the job, top republicans are outraged by this pick. jeff sessions, a statement, jack lew must never be secretary of the treasury, his testimony before the senate budget committee was so outrageous and so false that alone disqualifies. what the senator is referring to, when lew had the audacity to say that the obama budget wouldn't add to the debt. >> will not increase the debt. we have interest payments and take a while to work down the interest payments. you didn't say that. you said we had a' be bringing down the debt during the period of this budget and we can look them in the eye and say we're not adding to the debt anymore, that's not accurate. >> no, i believe it is accurate. i don't disagree that we have to take on the debt and pay down the the debt and reduce the interest payments and the only thing i take issue with-- >> does this budget do it? >> i think we get to the point-- >> does it do it? >> it g
CNBC
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
to take shape and we're going to walk you through it. also in washington, d.c., president obama finally makes it official and nominates jack lew for treasury secretary. but, he received a quote obscene million dollar bonus as his boss obama would put it while working at citibank which got bailed out to the tune of $45 billion. is that part of the jack lew story that's going to make him toxic in his confirmation hearings? >>> and we go out to san diego where the family of the late nfl star junior learned he had a brain disease when he committed suicide. did football kill him? >>> and back to hollywood, my favorite movie of the year "lincoln" gets the lion share of oscar nominations. this is a fabulous film about government dysfunction and how abe lincoln solved it then. can we learn something about it now? the "kudlow report" begins right now. >>> first up this evening, call it the d.c. gun show. all the major gun players meeting with vice president joe biden and attorney general eric holder. cnbc's own eamon javers joins us now with all the details. good evening, eamon. >> good
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 2:00am EST
lack of diversity. today, president obama nominated jack lew to be his next treasury secretary. the third white male in a row selected by the president for position in his cabinet. where are the women? and the minoritys? in the cabinet of our liberal president? here is a congressman charles rangel thinks about that situation. >> it's embarrassing as hell. it could be the harvard people where people just know each other, trust each other and women and minorities don't get a chance to rub elbows. he had four years to work the bench. >> kimberly: "new york times" ran this photo showing the president with a group of all white men advising him in the oval office. the white house quickly snatched it and relesioned this 4info instead that has a much more diverse crowd of advisors. i'm with him on this. where are the women? where are the minoritys? they make every place better, right? >> bob: i'm a minority every day. >> kimberly: do you need a hug? >> eric: we have three smart women. greg got a flu shot. he has the flu. >> dana: but he has had it for three weeks. >> kimberly: another flu s
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
treasury department whose people are legendary with skill knowledge. >> lew became president obama's chief of staff last year and has a reputation of a tough bargainer but republicans say he has been too unyielding in past negotiations. >> it nearly fell through because of lew's signature. you can see it. that signature would appear on all u.s. paper money if he is confirmed. president obama said he never noticed it at before, he quote, considered rescinding the offer. he says he will try to improve his handwriting. >> do they still teach penmanship? >> sleeping pills that millions of americans use. >> plus, this animal has caused a lot of frantic 911 calls. is it a baby lion or a dog? we'll introduce you to him up next. >> and i'm sandhya patel. skies are clearing out. the chill is moving in. get ready for a freezing cold night. freeze warnings and frost advisories coming up. >> another live look at traffic and golden gate bridge moving smoothly and oncoming traffic coming into san francisco, slower northbound towards marin but not >> larry: a dog groomed to look like a lion is soci
Comedy Central
Jan 10, 2013 11:30pm PST
men. it's which white men. as you know, treasury secretary timothy geithner is stepping down to spend more time with his forehead. [ laughter ] folks -- [ laughter ] and who is obama picking to replace him? >> president obama nominated jack lew as a presidentry secretary. >> jack lew who? >> jack lew. who is jack lew? who is that? >> stephen: yeah, who is that? jack lew. 'cuz i don't know who jack lew is-- and neither do you. that's not a picture of jack lew. this is, and you didn't notice. you racist. [cheers and applause] folks, there's big problems with this guy. >> heard the discussion that republicans really just don't get along with this guy, they don't agree with his philosophy, they think he's really hard to deal with in negotiation. >> stephen: no no, jimmy-- -- no, no, the big problem. >> there's jack lew's signature. >> stephen: folks, once lew's treasury secretary, this pubic hair masquerading as an autograph will appear on all our money, okay? making our currency a laughingstock. our money should have nothing ridiculous on it, just old men in wigs and pyramids with eyes.
Comedy Central
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
obama will nominate his chief of staff at the white house jack lew toll bet next -- to be the next treasury secretary. >> it will be his signature at the bottom of our currency. it will look something like this. [ laughter ] >> jon: that injure signature? or jut -- that is your significant in signature or are you testing to see if the pen works? [ laughter ] hey, lew, shire -- here is a tip, stop signing your checks on the teacup ride at disney world. [ laughter ] the only way you are allowed to have that as your signature is if your name is booooing, boooing, please come firm jack lew. please confirm jack lew. i have to have this man as treasury secretary. seriously if this guy gets confirmed it would be the second most ridiculous signature only to appear on our money thanks to buchanan's secretary oliver lewis ottingham. i see the audience went to seventh grade like i did. [ laughter ] i'm 50. can can tell you why guy who will find him rolling in jack lew doodle stacks as money will soon be called, al gore. >> former vice president al gore say richer man tonight about $100 millio
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
jensen. also tonight, a live report on big news out of washington. president obama officially nominating jack lew to head up the treasury department. shannon bream handles that for us. we will take an in-depth look at what has become an epidemic in this country. doctor robbie ludwig joins us on the psychology of what is a culture. what some call human graffiti. and secretary geithner not winning resounding support from republicans despite the fact that is budget director in the clinton administration, he presided over three straight balanced budgets. shannon bream has our report. reporter: >> i cannot think of a better person to continue then jack lew. reporter: president obama signaling plans to continue by nominating jack lew. he has handled a string of issues that has impacted the economy. >> he presided over three budget surpluses in a row. for all the talk out there about deficit reduction, making sure our books are balanced, he is a guy who did it three times. reporter: that senator jeff sessions says that jack lew is the wrong one for the job and that without newt gingr
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >>> president obama's choice to be treasury secretary says he is going to change his signature. jack lew has been mocked for his loopy signature. even president obama poked fun at it during the formal announcement yesterday. he joked he nearly rejected the nomination because it's not legible, his signature. the nomination means his signature will be added to the dollar bill. so it becomes important. >> i think that's the issue. were it not going on the dollar bill, people would say, it's his signature. >> tim geithner also changed his signature a bit, because it was not the best. >> might want to practice a few times. >> and there it is. i say it's unique and hard to copy and as long as i have some of those signatures in my wallet, i'll make it. >> i think it would be easy to copy. >> you think so? >> his signature. you've been showing it the past couple of days? >> yeah, been talking about it. >> there it is. plus, it's just laziness, really. that doesn't say jacob lew. >> the j you can see in the beginning. >>
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 1:00am EST
who would take on the position of treasury secretary. >> greta: president obama says he facilitates deal, citing president reagan and speaker o'neill on social security and president clinton and a republican congress on the issue of a budget deal. i am curious whether you agree that he has brought the two sides together. if so, where has that been in the last go-round, the last 18 months? >> the last fiscal cliff deal, he -- his chief of staff at the white house, he was involved in the negotiations. they went nowhere until senator mccog urged vice-president bide tone get involved. that's when an agreement was reached. it wasn't jack lew that reached that agreement. he also, when he agreed to the budget spending reductions as part of the budget control act, 18 months ago, he -- he proposed a budget, the next budget that they put forward, wiped out 60% of those cuts, even though he agreed to them in august and january, he was proposing to giving back 60% of them and spending more money -- >> greta: i guess it's pretty clear -- i guess it's pretty clear you have a strong opinion on thi
PBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
day in pakistan. barack obama announced he is nominating the white house chief of staff as america opposing new treasury secretary. saying he has his complete trust. he will replace timothy geithner that does not wish to serve a second term. the vice president continued his meetings on how to curb gun violence in america. he wants to give his proposals to president obama by tuesday of next week. he said why it is important act now. >> nothing that has gotten to the heart of the matter more than the visual image of six year-old kids riddle. not shot with a stray bullet, but rattled. >> of the comments came on the same day that a student was shot and wounded at a california high school where another was taken into custody. for more, the vice president was meeting in the white house as we were getting news that there was yet another school shooting, and there is a real sense of urgency that is still there. >> we saw president obama after the shooting a visibly upset, saying he would use the power of his office to act on gun- control and do it quickly. he asked joe biden to convene wit
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
house for us tonight. kristen, thanks. >>> president obama today formally nominated his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the next treasury secretary. as the second-term churn gets under way now. though it looked for a time like the president might nominate susan rice to be his next secretary of state, when that didn't happen, this latest wave of nominees appear to have something in common. and as nbc's andrea mitchell reports tonight, people are noticing. >> reporter: it is the white house photo that could be called all the president's men. adviser valerie jarrett is there, we're told, hidden behind the guys. as president obama filled his top cabinet post with nominees named jack and chuck and john -- >> it's time for me to move on. >> reporter: -- it was like "mad men" goes to washington, except peggy leaving ruth marcus. >> whatever white guy becomes chief of staff, i think it's actually kind of interesting that there are two women who are deputy chiefs of staff and no one has talked about them as possibilities at all. >> reporter: one of the two deputies, nancy ann deparle, a h
PBS
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day: president obama nominated white house chief of staff jack lew to be his next secretary of the treasury, subject to senate confirmation. pakistan suffered one of its deadliest days in recent years, as a series of bombings killed at least 115 people and wounded hundreds more. and vice president biden said he will send recommendations on curbing gun violence to president obama by tuesday. but the national rifle association charged the discussions it attended today were mostly an attack on gun owners' rights. how many skiers does it take to move a mogul? we have the answer in today's science thursday report. hari sreenivasan has more. >> sreenivasan: those tricky mounds of snow on well-traveled ski slopes? they actually move uphill over time as skiers move downhill, a study finds. watch a time-lapse video of the phenomenon our science page. the oil boom that has driven hordes of newcomers to western north dakota has been dubbed "the modern gold rush." independent producer todd melby -- with the support of public media partners-- tells the s
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
and twist some arms and it passed and obama became president. i announcing that is why he became president, but you have to look at where the money is coming from. host: he is asking questions about jack lew, the next secretary of treasury. dave clark from politico joins us to learn a little bit more about him. to the caller pose a question about his background, particularly about wall street, can you tell us and on his experiences there and what he brings to the white house? caller: most of his background is predominantly a denture washington. he was a top house aide for a long time. he worked in the clinton administration. in the obama administration he was also the director as well working at the state department. he did spend two or three years, 2006 until 2009 at citigroup in new york. he is described more as a manager as of somebody making investment decisions. one thing that has come up is a question about whether or not he has enough experience in financial markets and with financial regulatory issues. he did spend some time on wall street, but i think he is considered mu
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
confirmed as secretary of the treasury. >> all kidding aside, president obama's second-term cabinet is very much in flux now in dwindling diversity. hil hilda solis is out. homeland security will stay. some others, though are in limbo. there has been no official word of some of them, one way or the other. let's focus on what may be the big confirmation fight. former senator chuck hagel is out there now personally lobbying for support in his bid to become defense secretary. yesterday visited the pentagon and thursday making calls to old senate colleagues. one problem with that. of the senators who will sit in judgment of hagel's confirmation, 42 of them never worked with him. with me now, moderator of "meet the press," david gregory, had an exclusive interview with colin powell there to make the case for chuck hagel. one thing about taking the step back if you will about this week and what we're seeing with the president in this cabinet. there is no equivocation when it comes to placating the washington establishment. he is doing what he wants, regardless -- there is no gates, no hillar
WETA
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: president obama today named white house chief of staff jack lew as his next secretary of the treasury. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we have more on the man and the economic agenda he has been tapped to spearhead for the next four years. >> brown: then, ray suarez gets an update on a series of bombings that killed more than 100 people in two pakistani cities today. >> woodruff: margaret warner looks into new federal guidelines for mortgage lending aimed at protecting both consumers and lenders. >> brown: we look at the tense political situation in venezuela, after the national assembly delayed the inauguration of cancer-stricken president hugo chavez. >> this is essentially a power play. behind that secrecy there is nothing but an attempt to ensure the continuity of the regime regardless of president chavez's presence. >> woodruff: and with five oscar nominations, we examine the controversy surrounding one of the most talked about new films yet to see a
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
that appeal. president obama spruces his choice to be the next treasury secretary. but a key republican says he must never get the job. meantime the president and a the nominee each had something to say about this signature that very well could be on our money. plus, new rules for mortgage learned. the feds say they are trying to prevent another foreclosure crisis. officials from both banks and consumer groups say they have problems with the plan. we will tell you how they will effect you. a grouch killer whales trapped under a sheet of ice. they may not need a rescue anymore. that's next as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth watcng. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. align naturally helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ ooh, baby, can i do for you today? ♪ try align today. >> shepard: the killer whales of canada have apparently found freedom. on tuesday a hunter in northern quebec spotted
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